Celebrated annually on October 23rd from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. Mole Day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry.
The 2nd Scientix Conference will take place 24th – 26th October 2014 in Brussels. With the expected participation of around 600 teachers, policymakers, researchers and project managers, it will be one of the major networking events in STEM education in Europe.
“Careers through Chemistry” is an event running in association with Trinity College on Tuesday 11th November from 10.30am-12.30pm. Teachers are invited to bring classes from Transition Year and Senior Cycle Chemistry to the Tercentenary Hall for the event, which will feature short careers talks from a wide variety of speakers, all of whom have studied the Chemical Sciences.
The annual Galway Science & Technology Festival takes place from 10th-23rd November.